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  0 Thread: rolling pin finish
Post: RE: rolling pin finish

I made a rolling pin recently and went with mineral oil, which has worked well but could probably use a reapplication (although not critical). When I researched at the time, it seemed like some of the...
OneStaple Finishing 10 251 01-22-2023, 04:50 PM
  0 Thread: Unique design challenge
Post: RE: Unique design challenge

R Clark Wrote: -- One idea would be to pack up the kiddos and go to a nearby city/county/state park to get more solid stock.  Tell them you need some bigger stock and guide them to more solid pieces ...
OneStaple Woodworking 11 609 01-03-2023, 03:07 PM
  0 Thread: Unique design challenge
Post: RE: Unique design challenge

Thanks all for the ideas. Feel free to share more! One of the casting ideas seems like the best approach at the moment. Two possibilities that I'd thought of, in line with Al's and Ray's ideas, wou...
OneStaple Woodworking 11 609 01-03-2023, 11:32 AM
  0 Thread: Unique design challenge
Post: Unique design challenge

Ok, my three year old and five year old diligently walked around the neighbors' yards this afternoon collecting small sticks in their mini wheelbarrow. They then proudly presented them to me as a "gif...
OneStaple Woodworking 11 609 01-02-2023, 05:43 PM
  0 Thread: Got to repair a benchtop today
Post: RE: Got to repair a benchtop today

Rob Young Wrote: -- A video produced by Shaper showing the technique of inlay on flooring. Pretty much the same as patching a bench. -- Ok, that system looks super cool! What do you think the chanc...
OneStaple Woodworking 20 1,179 11-14-2022, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: Epoxy for cracks in table
Post: RE: Epoxy for cracks in table

gboot Wrote: -- I’ve used epoxy resins for a few things. I made a dining table for my daughter out of 100 year old wormy chestnut. Didn’t want gravy rolling in the the holes so I filled them with thi...
OneStaple Woodworking 15 959 10-07-2022, 02:49 PM
  0 Thread: Epoxy for cracks in table
Post: RE: Epoxy for cracks in table

rlnguy Wrote: -- Be sure to run a metal detector over it, if you decide to cut and reglue it. I got a top like that from work and ripped it to the size I wanted. I wrecked the blade - the top had a ...
OneStaple Woodworking 15 959 10-06-2022, 08:30 PM
  0 Thread: Epoxy for cracks in table
Post: Epoxy for cracks in table

Hey all, I picked up some butcher block for a decent price, and plan to use it to make an assembly table/workbench (not hardcore for hand planing, etc.). The top of my tablesaw is often my default ...
OneStaple Woodworking 15 959 10-05-2022, 10:01 PM
  0 Thread: 469 days...
Post: RE: 469 days...

I know you jest, but 1) I'm slow on projects anyway and it's been a busy year, and 2) I haven't been able to get rid of the 6" jointer that it's supposed to replace, thus chewing up floor space. I'm e...
OneStaple Woodworking 4 634 09-30-2022, 11:28 PM
  0 Thread: 469 days...
Post: 469 days...

...is how long it took to receive an order for a woodworking related tool to restore a Wallace 8" jointer that I've been itching to use. Evidently the time was due to supply chain issues, and I don't ...
OneStaple Woodworking 4 634 09-29-2022, 02:08 PM
  0 Thread: Craft table
Post: RE: Craft table

Something like plastic laminate will be easiest to clean. If you stick with wood, I'd advocate that the top be maple only and not ash. Things like crayon shavings will get in the open pores of the ash...
OneStaple Finishing 4 333 09-27-2022, 12:11 PM
  0 Thread: 1964 Delta 8in jointer
Post: RE: 1964 Delta 8in jointer

I love the look of those pot belly Delta jointers! Do you currently have 3 phase wired into your rented shop? If it were me, I'd probably swap to a single phase motor. It shouldn't be too hard to f...
OneStaple Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,433 09-02-2022, 09:53 AM
  0 Thread: My old drill press has died
Post: RE: My old drill press has died

Could the grinding sound have been one of the bearings going? If so, that might be a while lot easier to replace than the gears. OWWM is certainly a got place to get help and info. Tyler
OneStaple Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,454 08-18-2022, 10:46 PM
  0 Thread: Drying slab
Post: RE: Drying slab

Seal the ends of the slab with something, and soon. Anchorseal, a thick layer of old paint, wax, etc. For crotch wood slabs, I've also seen people (who run big slab lumber options) seal the figured pa...
OneStaple Woodworking 5 548 08-11-2022, 12:31 AM
  0 Thread: Deck chairs
Post: RE: Deck chairs

Those look great, and I really like the vertical back slats on the second set of chairs. They look comfy! Did you stream bend the wood to get the curves? It's hard to tell from the pictures, but I ...
OneStaple Woodworking 7 806 08-09-2022, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: RE: Curly Maple Source?

I've gotten some really nice stuff from Dunlap Woodcrafts in Chantilly, VA. They have a specialty in gunstocks (often primo curly maple), but also carry lots of boards and slabs, which is what I've pu...
OneStaple Woodworking 16 1,148 08-01-2022, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: pocket door question.. again..
Post: RE: pocket door question.. again..

Terry W Wrote: -- I installed a Johnsons pocket door a few years ago. The one tip I will give you is to make sure the track is dead nuts level. Close enough is not close enough. If it's off by more t...
OneStaple Home Improvement 10 773 06-21-2022, 10:54 AM
  0 Thread: pocket door question.. again..
Post: RE: pocket door question.. again..

I'm not sure this picture of my wall it going to help a ton, but here it is. Going from the right side, there is: 1. Wood stud (or firing) on top of the steel stud 2. Extra wood stud 3. Wood stud o...
OneStaple Home Improvement 10 773 06-17-2022, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: pocket door question.. again..
Post: RE: pocket door question.. again..

I'll start this by saying that I generally hate pocket doors (and bi-fold doors), but that's probably strongly influenced by the builder's-grade stuff that is usually encountered. A number of years...
OneStaple Home Improvement 10 773 06-17-2022, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: Jointing thick boards
Post: RE: Jointing thick boards

jteneyck Wrote: -- That is true for regular circular saws, but my 10" TS blades cut to 3.5". -- Hmmm, my Unisaw only cuts about 3" deep. I'm sure there's variation between brands, but I'm surprised y...
OneStaple Woodworking 11 1,034 06-09-2022, 08:18 PM

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